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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods : "NE"
NameOriginDescription
God Name: Aahmes Nefertari Egypt Protector/punisher of humans elevated to goddesshood Egypt
God Name: Aatxe Basque A Basque ghost. He is a cave-dwelling divinity who adopts the form of a young red bull, but sometimes in the shape of a man. At night, more so in stormy weather, he arises from the hollow which is his lair, also known as Euskal Herria. He attacks criminals and other mean people. He also protects people by making them stay home when danger is near.
God Name: Abaasy Yakut Netherworld beings. Yakut
God Name: Abassi Efik The creator god of the Nigerian Efik people. On the suggestion of his wife Atai Abassi created the first humans; to prevent them from exceed his wisdom, he ordered the first humans to neither procreate nor labor. This prohibition lasted some time, but eventually the first couple did have children and work, for which crime Abassi slew them and set their children against each other.
God Name: Abida Kalmuck A god of the Kalmucks, who receives the souls of the dead at the moment of decease, and gives them permission to enter a new body, either human or not, and have another spell of life on earth. If the spirit is spotless it may, if it likes, rise and live in the air.
God Name: Abonde French The French Santa Claus, the good fairy who comes at night to bring toys to children while they sleep, especially on New Year's Day.
God Name: Abracadabra Assyrians A charm. It is said that Abracadabra was the supreme deity of the Assyrians. Q. Severus Sammonicus recommended the use of the word as a powerful antidote against ague, flux, and toothache. The word was to be written on parchment, and suspended round the neck by a linen thread.
God Name: Abraham aka Avraham Arabic Ashkenazi, Avrohom, Avruhom, regarded as the founding patriarch of the Israelites and of the Arabic people in Jewish, Christian and Islamic tradition. In that tradition, Abraham is brought by God from his home in the ancient city of Ur into a new land, Canaan, where he enters into a covenant: in exchange for sole recognition of Yahweh as supreme universal authority.
God Name: Achilles Greek The son of Peleus, king of the Myrmidones in Phthiotis, in Thessaly, and of the Nereid Thetis.
God Name: Acraea Greek A daughter of the river-god Asterion near Mycenae, who together with her sisters Euboea and Prosymna acted as nurses to Hera.
God Name: Acrasia Britain Self-indulgence. An enchantress who lived in the "Bower of Bliss," situate in "Wandering Island" She transformed her lovers into monstrous shapes, and kept them captives. Sir Guyon having crept up softly, threw a net over her, and bound her in chains of adamant; then broke down her bower and burnt it to ashes. Britain.
God Name: Actaea Greek A daughter of Nereus and Doris. Greek
God Name: Addanc aka adanc Welsh Addane, afanc, avanc, abhac, abac, a lake monster that also appears in Celtic and British folklore. It is described alternately as resembling a crocodile, beaver or dwarf, and is sometimes said to be a demon. The lake in which it dwells also varies; it is variously said to live in Llyn Llion, Llyn Barfog, near Brynberian Bridge or in Llyn yr Afanc, a lake in Betws-y-Coed that was named after the creature. Welsh
God Name: Adrastea British An alternative name for Nemesis. British
God Name: Aebhel Afekan Melanesia/ New Guinea The creator goddess
God Name: Aedos Roman The goddess or spirit of modesty, reverence and respect. She was a close companion of the goddess Nemesis. Roman
God Name: Aegle Greek 1. The most beautiful of the Naiads, daughter of Zeus and Neaera by whom Helios begot the Charites.
God Name: Aeneas Greek The son of Anchises and Aphrodite, and born on mount Ida. On his father's side he was a greatgrandson of Tros, and thus nearly related to the royal house of Troy, as Priam himself was a grandson of Tros. He was educated from his infancy at Dardanus, in the house of Alcathous, the husband of his sister.
God Name: Airyaman Persia God of social bonds, contracts, and marriage who at the end of time will fish souls of the the temporarily damned called a Hell by using a net Persia
God Name: Ajysyt Siberia / Yakut Goddess of healing and birth. she writes every new birth into a golden book. Siberia
God Name: Albadara Arab A bone which the Arabs say defies destruction, and which; at the resurrection, will be the germ of the new body. The Jews called it Luz and the "Os sacrum" refers probably to the same superstition.
God Name: Albion the Giant Britain Fourth son of Neptune, sixth son of Osiris, and brother of Hercules, his mother being Amphitrita. Albion the Giant was put by his father in possession of the isle of Britain, where he speedily subdued the Samotheans, the first inhabitants. His brother Bergion ruled over Ireland and the Orkneys. Another of his brothers was Lestrigo, who subjected Italy.
God Name: Albunea Greek A prophetic nymph or Sibyl, to whom in the neighbourhood of Tibur a grove was consecrated, with a well and a temple. Near it was the oracle of Faunus Fatidicus. (The Aeneid by Virgil vii)
God Name: Alcmaeon Greek A son of Amphiaraus and Eriphyle, and brother of Amphilochus, Eurydice, and Demonassa. (Apollodorus iii) His mother was induced by the necklace of Harmonia, which she received from Polyneices, to persuade her husband Amphiaraus to take part in the expedition against Thebes.
God Name: Ami Neter Egypt A singing god who rules over winds and song. Egypt
God Name: Amphitrite Greek According to Hesiod (Theogony) and Apollodorus a Nereid, though in other places Apollodorus calls her an Oceanid. She is represented as the wife of Poseidon and the goddess of the sea (the Mediterranean), and she is therefore a kind of female Poseidon.
God Name: Ananke Roman The Protogenos of inevitability, compulsion and necessity and the personification of destiny, unalterable necessity and fate. She was also the mother of Adrasteia and of the Moirae. She was rarely worshipped until the creation of the Orphic mystery religion. In Roman mythology, she was called Necessitas ("necessity"). From Herodotus, The History Book Eight
God Name: Anat Hebrew / Israel The goddess ‘Anat is never mentioned in Hebrew scriptures as a goddess, though her name is apparently preserved in the city names Beth Anath and Anathoth. Anathoth seems to be a plural form of the name, perhaps a shortening of bкt ‘anatфt 'House of the ‘Anats', either a reference to many shrines of the goddess or a plural of intensification. The ancient hero Shamgar son of ‘Anat is mentioned in Judges 3.31;5:6 which raises the idea that this hero may have been imagined as a demi-god, a mortal son of the goddess.
God Name: Anaxibia Greek 1. A daughter of Bias and wife of Pelias, by whom she became the mother of Acastus, Peisidice, Pelopia, Hippothoe, and Alcestis. (Apollodorus) 2. A daughter of Cratieus, and second wife of Nestor. (Apollodorus) 3. A daughter of Pleisthenes, and sister of Agamemnon, married Strophius and became the mother of Pylades.
God Name: Angels Greek Geniel, Enediel, Anixiel, Azariel, Gabriel, Dirachiel, Scheliel, Amnediel, Barbiel, Ardefiel, Neciel, Abdizuel, Jazeriel, Ergediel, Atliel, Azeruel, Adriel, Egibiel, Amutiel, Kyriel, Bethnael, Geliel, Requiel, Abrinael, Agiel, Tagriel, Atheniel, Amnixiel - Angels of the Mansions of the Moon. There are twenty-eight angels, who rule in the twenty-eight mansions of the moon.
God Name: Angwusnasomtaka Hopi A kachina, a spirit represented by a masked doll (also called a kachina). She is a wuya, one of the chief kachinas and is considered the mother of all the hъ and all the kachinas. She led the initiation rites for new children, whipping them with yucca whips. Hopi
God Name: Anna Kuari India/Oraon Local vegetation goddess who can give good crops and make a man rich, but to induce her to do so it is necessary to offer human sacrifices. India/Oraon
God Name: Apollo Greek One of the great divinities of the Greeks, was, according to Homer, the son of Zeus and Leto. Hesiod (Theogony of Hesiod 918) states the same, and adds, that Apollo's sister was Artemis. Neither of the two poets suggests anything in regard to the birth-place of the god, unless we take "born in Lycia," which, however, according to others, would only mean "born of or in light." Apollo is one of the few Greek gods who did not sleep with Aphrodite
God Name: Appiades Roman Five divinities whose temple stood near the fountains of Appius, in Rome. Their names are Venus, Pallas, Concord, Peace, and Vesta. They were represented on horse-back, like Amazons. Roman
God Name: Arethusa Greek One of the Nereid, and the nymph of the famous well, thus in the island of Ortygia near Syracuse. Alpheius reckons her among the Sicilian nymphs, and as the divinity who inspired pastoral poetry.
God Name: Ataokoloinona Madagascar (What-A-Strange-Thing} son of Ndriananahary, the creator god, who was sent to Earth to look in to everything and to advise on the possibility of creating living beings. He never appeared again. Madagascar
God Name: Autolycus Greek A son of Hermes or Daedalion by Chione, Philonis, or Telauge. He was the husband of Neaera, or according to Homer, of Amphithea, by whom he became the father of Anticleia, the mother of Odysseus and Aesimus.
God Name: Bali Penyalong Borneo The beneficent supreme being who is never addressed without the slaughter of one or more pigs, and also that no domestic pig is ever slaughtered without being charged beforehand with some message or prayer to him, which its spirit may carry up to him. But the most important function of the pig is the giving of information as to the future course of events by means of the markings on its liverHe is also god of war. The Kenyahs, Borneo
God Name: Battus Greek A shepherd of Neleus, who saw Hermes driving away the cattle he had stolen from Apollo. The god promised to reward him if he would not betray what he had seen. Battus promised on oath to keep the secret but as Hermes mistrusted him nevertheless, he assumed a different appearance, returned to Battus, and promised him a handsome present, if he would tell him who had stolen the cattle of Apollo. Greek
God Name: Bel Akkadian Bel became especially used of the Babylonian god Marduk and when found in Assyrian and neo-Babylonian personal names or mentioned in inscriptions in Mesoptamian context it can usually be taken as referring to Marduk and no other god. Similarly Belit without some disambiguation mostly refers to Bel Marduk's spouse Sarpanit. However Marduk's mother, the Sumerian goddess called Ninhursag, Ningal and Ninmah and other names in Sumerian, was often known as Belit-ili 'Lady of the Gods' in Akkadian.
God Name: Bereguni Slavic River nymphs accused of stealing newborn children. Probably a variation of the Hebrew Lilith myth. Driven by an insatiable hunger of envy, Lilith stalks the world by night raping men in their sleep and sucking their blood, or stealing their newborn children from their cots and eating them. Slavic
God Name: Bhrkuti-Tara Buddhist/Tibet The Nepalese queen of Tibet's first great religious king, Songtsen Gambo and credited with the introduction of Buddhism to Tibet and China. In the Lamaeist Tradition, Bhrkuti-Tara is incarnate in all good women. Buddhist/Tibet
God Name: Bhut India A type of evil spirit. It is especially the evil ghost of a man who has died due to execution, accident, or suicide. People protect themselves by lying on the ground, because the bhutas never rest on earth. In the Bhagvad Gita, Krishna the Avatar declares that the humans who worship bhutas become bhutas themselves. India
God Name: Bias Greek Son of Amythaon, and brother of the seer Melampus. He married Pero, daughter of Neleus, whom her father had refused to give to any one unless he brought him the oxen of Iphiclus. Greek
God Name: Brags England Mischievous Goblins that can take the form of a cow with a white flag around its neck, an ass, or a naked man flapping a white sheet, a chanting girl, or a giant, white singing cat. England
God Name: Brisingamen Scandinavian Freyja's necklace made by the fairies. Freyja left her husband Odin in order to obtain this necklace; and Odin deserted her because her love was changed into vanity. It is not possible to love Brisingamen and Odin too, for no one can serve two masters.
God Name: Buk Neur/ Sudan The goddess of rivers & streams
God Name: Buk Neur Sudan Goddess of rivers and streams Sudan
God Name: Bushyasta Zoroastrian The yellow demon of lethargy and sloth. He is the evil genius which causes men to oversleep and to neglect their religious duties. Zoroastrian
God Name: Cakra Hindu Is thought to be a nexus of metaphysical and/or biophysical energy residing in the human body. The New Age movement, and to some degree the distinctly different New Thought movement, have also adopted and elaborated on this belief. Hindu
God Name: Caligorant Egyptian An Egyptian giant and cannibal who used to entrap strangers with a hidden net. This net was made by Vulcan to catch Mars and Venus, Mercury stole it for the purpose of catching Chloris, and left it in the temple of Anubis; Caligorant stole it thence. At length Astolpho blew his magic horn, and the giant ran affrighted into his own net, which dragged him to the ground. Whereupon Astolpho made the giant his captive, and despoiled him of his net.
God Name: Callirhoe Greek A daughter of Oceanus, who was the mother of Geryones and Echidna by Chrysaor. By Neilus she was the mother of Chione, and by Poseidon of Minyas. Greek
God Name: Calypso Greek Under this name we find in Hesiod (Theogony 359) a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys, and in Apollodorus (Apollodorus i.) a daughter of Nereus, while the Homeric Calypso is described as a daughter of Atlas. This last Calypso was a nymph inhabiting the island of Ogygia, on the coast of which Odysseus was thrown when he was shipwrecked. Greek
God Name: Candesvari aka Candika Nepal A form of Durga or Gauri, the Consort of Siva; she is one of the astamatrka and the navadurga who destroyed her demonic offspring. Nepal
God Name: Canethus Greek Canethus two mythical personages, one a son of Lycaon, and the second the son of Atlas and father of Canthus in Euboea, from whom a mountain in Euboea near Chalcis derived its name.
God Name: Canidia Greek A Neapolitan hetaira beloved by Horace but when she deserted him, he revenged himself upon her by holding her up to contempt as an old sorceress. Greek
God Name: Cebhfhionn Ireland Goddess of inspiration who was usually found next to the legendary Well of Knowledge from which she filled an endless vessel. Ireland
God Name: Cebren Greek A Greek river-god (an Oceanid), whose river was located near Troy. He was the son of Oceanus and Tethys and he was the father of Asterope, Hesperia, who are sometimes considered to be each other, and Oenone. The city Cebrene (also spelled Kebrene or Kevrin) was named for Cebren. Greek
God Name: Cer Greek The personified necessity of death The passages in the Homeric poems in which death appears as a real personification are not very numerous and in most cases the word may be taken as a common noun. Greek
God Name: Charopus Greek Or Charops, bright-eyed or joyful-looking, a surname of Heracles, under which he had a statue near mount Laphystion on the spot where he was believed to have brought forth Cerberus from the lower world. Greek
God Name: Charybdis and Scylla Greek The names of two rocks between Italy and Sicily, and only a short distance from one another. In the midst of the one of these rocks which was nearest to Italy, there dwelt, according to Homer, Scylla, a daughter of Crataeis, a fearful monster, barking like a dog, with twelve feet, six long necks and mouths, each of which contained three rows of sharp teeth. Greek
God Name: Chirakan Ixmucane Mayan One of the new goddess formed by the four gods who made the world. Mayan
God Name: Cranaea Greek A surname of Artemis, derived from a temple on a hill near Elateia. Greek
God Name: Cred aka Creide Ireland/Scotland Fairy Queen Goddess who is associated with Dana's mountains, the Paps of Anu. She vowed never to sleep until she found a man who could create for her the most majestic poem ever penned. Ireland/Scotland
God Name: Danhyang Desa Java Each village has a Danhyang Desa which is a spirit who lives in a large tree near to or in the village. All blessings emanate from him. Any disasters occurring to the village are seen as a sign that he has been neglected.
God Name: Dardanus Greek A son of Zeus and Electra, the daughter of Atlas. He was the brother of Jasus, Jasius, Jason, or Jasion, Aetion and Harmonia, and his native place in the various traditions is Arcadia, Crete, Troas, or Italy. Dardanus is the mythical ancestor of the Trojans, and through them of the Romans. It is necessary to distinguish between the earlier Greek legends and the later ones which we meet with in the poetry of Italy. Greek
God Name: Davy Jones's Locker Indian I.e. he is dead. Jones is a corruption of Jonah, the prophet, who was thrown into the sea. Locker, in seaman's phrase, means any receptacle for private stores; and duffy is a ghost or spirit among the West Indian negroes. So the whole phrase is, "He is gone to the place of safe keeping, where duffy Jonah was sent to."
God Name: Deianira Greek Wife of Hercules, and the inadvertent cause of his death. Nessos told her that anyone to whom she gave a shirt steeped in his blood, would love her with undying love; she gave it to her husband, and it caused him such agony that he burnt himself to death on a funeral pile. Deianira killed herself for grief. Greek
God Name: Deidameia Greek 1. A daughter of Bellerophontes and wife of Evander, by whom she became the mother of Sarpedon. Homer calls her Laodameia. 2. A daughter of Lycomedes in the island of Scyrus. When Achilles was concealed there in maiden's attire, Deidameia became by him the mother of Pyrrhus or Neoptolemus, and, according to others, of Oneirus also. (Apollodorus iii) 3. The wife of Peirithous, who is commonly called Hippodameia. Greek
God Name: Deiphobus Greek 1. A son of Priam and Hecabe, was next to Hector the bravest among the Trojans. When Paris, yet unrecognized, came to his brothers, and conquered them all in the contest for his favourite bull, Deiphobus drew his sword against him, and Paris fled to the altar of Zeus Herceius.
God Name: Deng Dinka/ Neur Sudan A god of rain
God Name: Descended into hell Greek Means the place of the dead. (Anglo-Saxon, helan, to cover or conceal, like the Greek "Hades," the abode of the dead, from the verb a-cido, not to see. In both cases it means "the unseen world" or "the world concealed from sight." The god of this nether world was called "Hades" by the Greeks, and "Hel" or "Hela" by the Scandinavians. In some counties of England to cover in with a roof is "to hell the building," and thatchers or tilers are termed "helliers."
God Name: Destruction Angels Jewish A fearsome type of angel who descends to the earth to inflict terrible suffering upon the wicked and in need of punishment. Jewish
God Name: Devil's Arrows Britain Three Druid stones near Boroughbridge. Britain
God Name: Dicte Greece A nymph from who was beloved and pursued by Minos, but she threw herself into the sea, where she was caught up and saved in the nets of fishermen. Greece
God Name: Dii Mauri Moor N Africa They were redeemers, immortals, & exalted deities that were almost never named
God Name: Divine Pagan Christian Hypatia, who presided over the Neoplatonic School at Alexandria. She was torn to pieces (CE. 415) by a Christian mob with the concurrence of the Archbishop Cyril.
God Name: Dolops Greek A son of Hermes, who had a sepulchral monument in the neighbourhood of Peiresiae and Magnesa, which was visible at a, great distance, and at which the Argonauts landed and offered up sacrifices. (Argonautica) Greek
God Name: Dondasch India An Oriental giant contemporary with Seth, to whose service he was attached. He needed no weapons, as he could destroy anything by the mere force of his arms.
God Name: Doris Greek A daughter of Oceanus and Thetys, and the wife of her brother Nereus, by whom she became the mother of the Nereides. (Theogony 240, Metamorphoses by Ovid ii. 269.) The Latin poets sometimes use the name of this marine divinity for the sea itself. Greek
God Name: Draught of Thor Norse The ebb of the sea. When Asa Thor visited Jotunheim he was set to drain a bowl of liquor. He took three draughts, but only succeeded in slightly reducing the quantity. On leaving Jotunheim, the king, Giant Skrymir, told him he need not be ashamed of himself, and showed him the sea at low ebb, saying that he had drunk all the rest in his three draughts. We are told it was a quarter of a mile of sea-water that he drank. Norse
God Name: Dryops Greek A son of the river-god Spercheius, by the Danaid Polydora or, according to others, a son of Lycaon (probably a mistake for Apollo) by Dia, the daughter of Lycaon, who concealed her new-born infant in a hollow oak tree.
God Name: Duergar Norse/Germany Dwarfs who dwell in rocks and hills; noted for their strength, subtilty, magical powers, and skill in metallurgy. They are the personification of the subterranean powers of nature. According to the Gotho-German myth, the duergar were first maggots in Ymir's flesh, but afterwards assumed the likeness of men. The first duergar was Modsogner, the next Dyrin. Norse/Germany
God Name: Dumu-zi-zuab Babylonian A local deity. Nebo, under this name, is described as a son of the deep. Babylonian
God Name: Echidna Greek A daughter of Tartarus and Ge, or of Chrysaor and Callirrhoe and according to others again, of Peiras and Styx. Half-woman, half-serpent. She was mother of the Chim?ra, the many-headed dog Orthos, the hundred-headed dragon of the Hesperides, the Colchian dragon, the Sphinx, Cerberus, Scylla, the Gorgons, the Lern?an hydra, the vulture that gnawed away the liver of Prometheus, and the Nemean lion. Greek
God Name: Egeria Greek The nymph who instructed Numa in his wise legislation. Numa used to meet her in a grove near Aricia. Greek
God Name: Egill Norse The father of Thjalfe; a giant dwelling near the sea. Thor left his goats with him when on his way to the giant Hymer to get a vessel in which to brew ale. Norse
God Name: Enipeus Greek A river-god in Thessaly, who was beloved by Tyro, the daughter of Salmoneus. Poseidon, who was in love with her, assumed the appearance of Enipeus, and thus visited her, and she became by him the mother of twins, Pelias and Neleus. Greek
God Name: Eriphyle Greek A daughter of Talaus and Lysimache, and the wife of Amphiaraus, whom she betrayed for the sake of the necklace of Harmonia. Greek
God Name: Eriskegal Allatu/ Babylon She is one of the divinities who ruled the netherworld
God Name: Erlik Samoyed Finnish God of the netherworld Finnish
God Name: Euboea Greek A daughter of the river-god Asterion near Mycenae, who together with her sisters Acraea and Prosymna acted as nurses to Hera. Greek
God Name: Eudora Greek A daughter of Nereus and Doris. Greek
God Name: Euphorbus Greek A son of Panthous and brother of Hyperenor, was one of the bravest among the Trojans. He was the first who wounded Patroclus, but was afterwards slain by Menelaus, who subsequently dedicated the shield of Euphorbus in the temple of Hera, near Mycenae. Greek
God Name: Eurymedon Greek A Cabeirus, a son of Hephaestus and Cabeiro, and a brother of Alcon. 2. One of the attendants of Nestor. 3. A son of Ptolemaeus, and charioteer of Agamemnon; his tomb was shown at Mycenae. Greek
God Name: Evangelos Greek The bearer of good news. Under this name the shepherd Pixodarus had a sanctuary at Ephesus where he enjoyed heroic honours, because he had found a quarry of beautiful marble, of which the Ephesians built a temple. Greek
God Name: Fierabras Babylon Son of Balan, King of Spain. The greatest giant that ever walked the earth. For height of stature, breadth of shoulder, and hardness of muscle he never had an equal. He possessed all Babylon, even to the Red Sea; was seigneur of Russia, Lord of Cologne, master of Jerusalem, and even of the Holy Sepulchre.
God Name: Freya, Freyja Norse Freya or Freyja [Feminine of Freyr]. The daughter of Njord and sister of Frey. She dwells in Folkvang. Half the fallen in battle belong to her, the other half to Odin. She lends her feather disguise to Loke. She is the goddess of love. Her husband is Oder. Her necklace is Brisingamen. She has a boar with golden bristles. Norse
God Name: Fu Hsi China God of fishing nets,vegetation, of happiness and the inventor of writing. China
God Name: Fuwch Frech Welsh A fairy cow who gave milk to anyone in need until a witch milked her dry. Welsh
God Name: Gainji New Guinea Creator god of the Papuan Keraki people. New Guinea.
God Name: Geshtin-Ana Mesopotamia/Sumeria Minor goddess who takes Dumuzi's place in the Netherworld for six months every year. Mesopotamia/Sumeria
God Name: Gidim Sumerian The spirits of the dead, living in the Netherworld. Sumerian
God Name: Gjallarrbridge [gjalla Norse To yell, to resound]. The bridge across the river Gjol, near Helheim. The bridge between the land of the living and the dead. Norse
God Name: Gjoll Norse One of the rivers Elivagar that flowed nearest the gate of Hel's abode. Norse
God Name: God of the Gaps Creationism The god who made everything that cannot yet be explained scientifically. Shrinks in power with each new scientific advance. Creationism
God Name: Govannon Welsh A smith and the son of the goddess Don. He killed his nephew, Dylan Eil Don, not knowing who he was. One of the tasks given to Culhwch if he were to win the hand of Olwen was to get Gofannon to sharpen Amaethon's plough. Welsh
God Name: Grahamatrka Nepal Goddess and stellar deity. Nepal
God Name: Grigori Jewish A group of fallen angels told of in Biblical apocrypha who mated with mortal women, giving rise to a race of hybrids known as the Nephilim, who are described as giants. Jewish demonology
God Name: Gugulanna Mesopotamia/Sumeria "Great Bull of Heaven". Husband of Ereshkigal, Queen of the Netherworld. Mesopotamia/Sumeria
God Name: Gungu Aryan Goddess of the new moon who is invoked to place the fetus in the womb. Aryan
God Name: Ha Wen Neyu Iroquois The great spirit of the Iroquois.
God Name: Habetrot Anglo-Celtic Goddess of healing and spinning and all who wore the clothing she made would never fall ill. Anglo-Celtic
God Name: Haepuru New Zealand A god of the heavens and part of a trinity who, along with Roiho and Roake fashioned the first human female. New Zealand
God Name: Hainuwele Indonesia 'The Coconut Girl' who, when she "answered the call of nature" excreted valuable items. She was killed and buried by villagers but her boyfriend exhumed the corpse and cut it into pieces which he then re-buried around the village. These pieces grew into the various tuberous plants, giving origin to the principle foods the people of Indonesia have enjoyed ever since. Seram, New Guinea
God Name: Halahala Hindu The name of a poison created from the sea when Devas and Asuras churned the sea in order to obtain Amrita, the nectar of immortality. Hindu
God Name: Halimede Greek One of the Nereides. Greek
God Name: Hameh Arabian In mythology, a bird formed from the blood near the brains of a murdered man. This bird cries "Iskoonee!" (Give me drink!), meaning drink of the murderer's blood; and this it cries incessantly till the death is avenged, when it flies away. Arabian
God Name: Hanoona Wilapona Mexico The Sun-father of the Zuni Indians. New Mexico
God Name: Hapmouche French The giant flycatcher. He invented the art of drying and smoking neats' tongues. French
God Name: Har Scandinavian The first person of the Scandinavian Trinity, which consists of Har (the Mighty), the Like Mighty, and the Third Person. This Trinity is called "The Mysterious Three," and they sit on three thrones above the Rainbow. The next in order are the Aesir, of which Odin, the chief, lives in Asgard, on the heavenly hills between Earth and the Rainbow. The third order is the Vanir - the gods of the ocean, air, and clouds - of which Van Niord is the chief. Har has already passed his ninth incarnation; in his tenth he will take the forms first of a peacock, and then of a horse, when all the followers of Mahomet will be destroyed.
God Name: Harisu New Guinea The benevolent and invisible great god who is the source of all good. New Guinea
God Name: Harmonia Greek A daughter of Ares and Aphrodite, or, according to others, of Zeus and Electra, the daughter of Atlas, in Samothrace. When Athena assigned to Cadmus the government of Thebes, Zeus gave him Harmoia for his wife, and all the gods of Olympus were present at the marriage. Cadmus on that day made her a present of a peplus and a necklace, which he had received either from Hephaestus or from Europa. Greek
God Name: Hatartstl Chabatta Nootka The god whose name must never be spoken. Nootka
God Name: Hebe Greek The personification of youth, is described as a daughter of Zeus and Hera ( Apollodorus i), and is, according to the Iliad IV, the minister of the gods, who fills their cups with nectar; she assists Hera in putting the horses to her chariot and she bathes and dresses her brother Ares. She was married to Heracles after his apotheosis. Greek
God Name: Hel or Hela Scandinavian Queen of the dead, is goddess of the ninth earth or nether world. She dwelt beneath the roots of the sacred ash (yggdrasil), and was the daughter of Loki. The All-father sent her into Helheim, where she was given dominion over nine worlds, and to one or other of these nine worlds she sends all who die of sickness or old age. Her dwelling is Elvidnir (dark clouds), her dish Hungr (hunger), her knife Sullt (starvation), her servants Ganglati (tardy-feet), her bed Kor (sickness), and her bed-curtains Blikiandabol (splendid misery). Half her body was blue. Scandinavian
God Name: Helen Greek A daughter of Zeus and Leda, and the sister of Polydeuces and Castor; some traditions called her a daughter of Zeus by Nemesis. She was of surpassing beauty, and is said to have in her youth been carried off by Theseus, in conjunction with Peirithous to Attica. When therefore Theseus was absent in Hades, Polydeuces and Castor (the Dioscuri) undertook an expedition to Attica. Athens was taken, Helena delivered, and Aethra, the mother of Theseus, was taken prisoner, and carried by the Dioscuri, as a slave of Helena, to Sparta. Greek
God Name: Helena Greek A daughter of Zeus and Leda, and the sister of Polydeuces and Castor; some traditions called her a daughter of Zeus by Nemesis. She was of surpassing beauty, and is said to have in her youth been carried off by Theseus, in conjunction with Peirithous to Attica. Greek
God Name: Hemsut Egypt Goddess of fate and newborn babies Egypt
God Name: Hemsut/ Hemuset Egypt A goddess of fate and newborn babies
God Name: Hermione Greek The only daughter of Menelaus and Helena, and beautiful, like the golden Aphrodite. As she was a granddaughter of Leda, the mother of Helena Virgil calls her Ledaea. During the war against Troy, Menelaus promised her in marriage to Neoptolemus and after his return he fulfilled his promise. Greek
God Name: Hiisi Finnish Group of evil spirit that worked with Lempo and Paha. They were skilled sorcerers and necromancers who enjoyed banging sacred drums and chanting. Finnish
God Name: Hilal Arabic God of the new moon. Arabic
God Name: Hintubuhet New Ireland Is/ Melanesia This goddess is a supreme being, however she is androgynous
God Name: Hinzelmann German The most famous house-spirit or kobold of German legend. He lived four years in the old castle of Hudemuhlen, where he had a room set apart for him. At the end of the fourth year (1588) he went away of his own accord, and never again returned.
God Name: Hiovaki New Guinea A sky god and the god. New Guinea
God Name: Hippotes Greek 1. The father of Aeolus. 2. A son of Phylas by a daughter of Iolaus, and a great-grandson of Heracles. When the Heracleidae, on their invading Peloponnesus, were encamped near Naupactus, Hippotes killed the seer Carnus, in consequence of which the army of the Heracleidae began to suffer very severely, and Hippotes by the command of an oracle was banished for a period of ten years. Greek
God Name: Hippothoe Greek 1. a daughter of Nereus and Doris.
God Name: Hippothoe 5 Greek A daughter of Nestor and Lysidice, became by Poseidon the mother of Taphius. Greek
God Name: Holle Germanic Goddess of the newborn emerged from the underworld, where she also accepts the souls of the dead germanic
God Name: Honoyeta New Guinea An enormous snake demon who brought mortality to human beings. Papua New Guinea
God Name: Horae Greek Horai, originally the personifications or goddesses of the order of nature and of the seasons, but in later times they were regarded as the goddesses of order in general and of justice. In Homer, who neither mentions their parents nor their number, they are the Olympian divinities of the weather and the ministers of Zeus; and in this capacity they guard the doors of Olympus, and promote the fertility of the earth, by the various kinds of weather they send down. Greek
God Name: Hrim Thursar Norse A new race begat by the only man and woman to survive the Great Flood. All Norse traced their descent to the Hrim Thursar, or "Hoar Frost." Scandinavian
God Name: Huitzilopochtli Aztec The divine leader who rescued an ancestral people from his devastated island kingdom in the Atlantic Ocean, Aztlan. Arriving in the Valley of Mexico, they built a new capital to commemorate their lost city, when Tenochtitlan was constructed on a rocky island at the center of a man-made lake. Aztec
God Name: Huma China A fabulous Oriental bird which never alights, but is always on the wing. It is said that every head which it overshadows will wear a crown.
God Name: Hura-Te-Arangi Maori Mother of the Snow, Frost, and Ice children. Maori, New Zealand
God Name: Hylas Greek A son of Theiodamas, king of the Dryopes, by the nymph Menodice or a son of Heracles, Euphemus, or Ceyx. He was the favourite of Heracles, who, after having killed his father, Theiodamas, took him with him when he joined the expedition of the Argonauts. When the Argonauts landed on the coast of Mysia, Hylas went out to fetch water for Heracles but when he came to a well, his beauty excited the love of the Naiads, who drew him down into the water, and he was never seen again. Greek
God Name: Ibis or Nile-bird Egypt The Egyptians call the sacred Ibis Father John. It is the avatar' of the god Thoth, who in the guise of an Ibis escaped the pursuit of Typhon. The Egyptians say its white plumage symbolises the light of the sun, and its black neck the shadow of the moon, its body a heart, and its legs a triangle. It was said to drink only the purest of water, and its feathers to scare or even kill the crocodile. Egypt
God Name: Ice Giants Discworld Similar to the Jotuns of Norse mythology, the Ice Giants are apparently necessary for the Apocralypse. When this came close to occurring during the events of Sourcery, the Ice Giants, described as huge beings made of ice with tiny, coal-like eyes and riding tame glaciers, hurtled down towards the civilised world. They spoke with a pronounced Nordic accent. Discworld
God Name: Immat Islam Ensures the balance between the shariah or the exoteric aspect of the faith, and its esoteric, spiritual essence. Neither the exoteric nor the esoteric obliterates the other. While the Imam is the path to a believer's inward, spiritual elevation, he is also the authority who makes the shariah relevant according to the needs of time and universe. Islam
God Name: Inanna Sumaria "Queen Moon". Near Eastern queen of heaven. She ruled over the stars, planets, water, and light. Also symbolizes love, destruction of the indestructible, health, the moon workings. Sumaria
God Name: Inkanyamba Africa A legendary serpent living in a waterfall lake area in the northern forests near Cape Town, South Africa
God Name: Io/ Khio New Zealand The chief god who appears to be known only to the nobility & the priests
God Name: Iphicles' Oxen Greek Iphiclos or Iphicles was the possessor of large herds of oxen, and Neleus promised to give his daughter in marriage to Bias if he would bring him the oxen of Iphicles, which were guarded by a very fierce dog. Melampos contrived to obtain the oxen for his brother, but being caught in the act, he was cast into prison. Melampos afterwards told Astyocha, wife of Iphicles, how to become the mother of children, whereupon Iphicles gave him the coveted herd, and his brother married the daughter of Neleus. The secret told by Melampos to Astyocha was "to steep the rust of iron in wine for ten days, and drink it." This she did, and became the mother of eight sons.
God Name: Iphigeneia Greek According to the most common tradition, a daughter of Agamemnon and Clytaemnestra but, according to others, a daughter of Theseus and Helena, and brought up by Clytaemnestra only as a foster-child. Agamemnon had once killed a stag in the grove of Artemis, or had boasted that the goddess herself could not hit better, or, according to another story, in the year in which Iphigeneia was born, he had vowed to sacrifice the most beautiful thing which that year might produce, but had afterwards neglected to fulfil his vow.Greek
God Name: Isaf Arabian An Arabian idol in the form of a man, brought from Syria, and placed in Es-Safa, near the temple of Mecca. Some say Isaf was a man converted into stone for impiety, and that Mahomet suffered this one "idol" to remain as a warning to his disciples.
God Name: Island of Flame Egypt Though not a god, without it eight gods would never have came into being Egypt
God Name: Ithome Greek A nymph from whom the Messenian hill of Ithome derived its name. According to a Messenian tradition, Ithome and Neda, from whom a small river of the country derived its name, were said to have nursed Zeus, and to have bathed the infant god in the well Clepsydra. Greek
God Name: Itonius Greek Itonia, Itonias, Itonis or Itonius, a surname of Athena, derived from the town of Iton, in the south of Phthiotis. The goddess there had a celebrated sanctuary and festivals, and is hence also called Incolaltoni. From Iton her worship spread into Boeotia and the country about lake Copais, where the Pamboeotia was celebrated, in the neighbourhood of a temple and grove of Athena. Greek
God Name: Ixtab Mayan Goddess of suicide and wife of Chamer. Ixtab, depicted as a corpse with a rope around her neck, would accompany the suicides to their eternal rest Mayan
God Name: Ja neb'a Slavic Benevolent goddess of the earth who can alter the physical structure of magma and stone, Terrakinesis. Slavic
God Name: Jack Frost Discworld Leaves frosty tracings on icy windows. Can draw anything, but happens to really like fern patterns. Mentioned in Hogfather, when the newly created Verruca Gnome convinced him to branch out from ferns, feathers, and paisley. Discworld
God Name: Jongsuli-Young-Jongbu India "At first there was neither earth nor sky, Shuzanghu and his wife Zumiang-Nui lived alone...In due time Zumiang-Nui gave birth to a baby-girl, Subbu-Khai-Thung, who is the Earth and to a baby-boy, Jongsuli-Young-Jongbu, who is the Sky." India
God Name: Jugumishanta New Guinea Creator goddess and Mother of Earth. New Guinea
God Name: Juok Africa / Egypt Juok of the Shilluks. Juok molded all men of earth while he wandered the earth creating the rest of the world. White men were created from white sand which Juok found in the land of the white. Red or brown men were created out of the mud of the Nile in Egypt. Black men were created from black earth found in the land of the Shilluck. According to this creation story, man was given all necessary parts to function. Each part had a reason for being. For example, Juok gave man arms in order for man to work. Africa
God Name: Kabandha India A monstrous evil spirit slain by Rama. A son of the goddess Sriand "covered with hair, vast as a mountain, without head or neck, having a mouth armed with immense teeth in the middle of his belly, arms a league long, and one enormous eye in his breast." India
God Name: Kaiamunu New Guinea Demon who plays a large part in initiation ceremony for boys Papua New Guinea
God Name: Kakunupmawa Chumash "the radiance of the child of the winter solstice." The dawn light of each new day is Kakunupmawa's breath expressed as a sigh. Bears, rattlesnakes, deer, mountain lions and ravens were the "pets of Sun. The Chumash, California
God Name: Ker or Cer Greek The personified necessity of death. Greek
God Name: Kiki Greek The underlying flow of spirit and creativity that are inseperable, embracing the cycles of Life and Death and the freedom of honoring the ancient, wild, inner woman. New Age
God Name: Koolukoolwani Africa "It is agreed among the Zoolus, that their forefathers believed in the existence of an overruling spirit, whom they called Villenangi [Umvelinqangi] (literally the First Appearer), and who soon after created another heavenly being of great power, called Koolukoolwani, [Unkulunkulwana,] who once visited this earth, in order to publish the news (as they express it), as also to separate the sexes and colours among mankind. Duling the period he was below, two messages were sent to him from Villenangi, the first conveyed by a cameleon, announcing that men were not to die; the second, by a lizard, with a contrary decision. The lizard, having outrun the slow-paced cameleon, arrived first, and delivered his message before the latter made his apperance." Amazulu, South Africa
God Name: Ladon Greek The dragon who was believed to guard the apples of the Hesperides. He is said to have been able to assume various tones of voice, and to have been the offspring of Typhon and Echidna but he is also called a son of Ge, or of Phorcys and Ceto. He had been appointed to watch in the gardens of the Hesperides by Juno, and never slept; but he was slain by Heracles and the image of the fight was placed by Zeus among the stars. Greek
God Name: Laerad Norse A tree near Valhal. Norse
God Name: Lars Familiarus Roman The spirit of the founder of the house, which never left it, but accompanied his descendants in all their changes. Roman
God Name: Lifthraser Norse Lif. The two persons preserved in Hodmimer's grove during Surt's conflagration in Ragnarok; the last beings in the old and the first in the new world. Norse
God Name: Lilith or Lilis Christian The Talmudists say that Adam had a wife before Eve, whose name was Lilis. Refusing to submit to Adam, she left Paradise for a region of the air. She still haunts the night as a spectre, and is especially hostile to new-born infants. Some superstitious Jews still put in the chamber occupied by their wife four coins, with labels on which the names of Adam and Eve are inscribed, with the words, "Avaunt thee, Lilith!" Rabbinical mythology
God Name: Limnaea Greek Limnetes, Limnades, Limnegenes, i. e. inhabiting or born in a lake or marsh, is a surname of several divinities who were believed either to have sprung from a lake, or had their temples near a lake. Instances are, Dionysus at Athens, and Artemis at Sicyon, near Epidaurus, on the frontiers between Laconia and Messenia, near Calamae, at Tegea, Patrae; it is also used as a surname of nymphs that dwell in lakes or marshes. Greek
God Name: Llew Llaw Gyffes Welsh His mother would not name him; cursed him never to marry; and that he could only be killed a certain, secret way. The Celts equated the name with a spirit essence and true being. Llew turned into an eagle and flew away. Welsh
God Name: Lucifer Babylon Very haughty and overbearing. Lucifer is the name given by Isaiah to Nebuchadnezzar, the proud but ruined king of Babylon: "Take up this proverb against the King of Babylon, and say, ... How art thou fallen, from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning!" (Isa. XIV. 4, 12). The poets feign that Satan, before he was driven out of heaven for his pride, was called Lucifer. Milton, in his Paradise Lost, gives this name to the demon of "Sinful Pride." Christian/Gnostic
God Name: Lucy Christian Patron saint for those afflicted in the eyes. It is said that a nobleman wanted to marry her for the beauty of her eyes; so she tore them out and gave them to him saying, "Now let me live to God." The story says that her eyesight was restored; but the rejected lover accused her of "faith in Christ," and she was martyred by a sword thrust into her neck. Christian
God Name: Lulal Sumeria The younger son of Inanna. He was the patron deity of Bad-tibira while his older brother, Shara was located at neighboring Umma. Sumeria
God Name: Luna Greek The moon. The sun and the moon were worshipped both by Greeks and Romans, and among the latter the worship of Luna is said to have been introduced by the Sabine T. Tatius, in the time of Romulus. But, however this may be, it is certain, notwithstanding the assertion of Varro, that Sol and Luna were reckoned among the great gods, that their worship never occupied any prominent place in the religion of the Romans, for the two divinities had between them only a small chapel in the Via Sacra. Greek
God Name: Lycomedes Greek A king of the Dolopians, in the island of Scyros, near Euboea, father of Deidameia, and grandfather of Pyrrhus or Neoptolemus. Once when Theseus came to him, Lycomedes, dreading the influence of the stranger upon his own subjects, thrust him down a rock. Some related that the cause of this violence was that Lycomedes would not give up the estates which Theseus had in Scyros, or the circumstance that Lycomedes wanted to gain the favour of Menestheus. Greek
God Name: Lycoreus or Lycoris Greek 2 A son of Apollo and the nymph Corycia, from whom Lycoreia, in the neighbourhood of Delphi, was believed to have derived its name. There are two other mythical personages of this name.
God Name: Makawe New Zealand The chief god of the Arawa, Ngatituwharetoa, and Whanganui tribes. New Zealand
God Name: Makowasendo Mexico The sky god is the husband of Nangkwijo, the earth. The Tewa, Pueblo Indians, New Mexico and Arizona
God Name: Manabozo/ Nena bu shu Menonemi US/ Canada A redeemer & a trickster who a rabbit on earth under a bowl
God Name: Manannan Mac Lir Ireland/Welsh/Scots The god of the sea. He is often seen as a psychopomp, whose responsibility is to escort newly-deceased souls to the afterlife, and considered to have strong connections to the Otherworld islands of the dead, the weather, and the mists between the worlds. Ireland/Welsh/Scots
God Name: Mark Cornwall A mythical king of Cornwall, Sir Tristram's uncle. He lived at Tintagel Castle, and married Isolde the Fair, who was passionately enamoured of his nephew, Sir Tristram. The illicit loves of Isolde and Tristram were proverbial in the Middle Ages.
God Name: Martha Christian Patron saint of good housewives, is represented in Christian art as clad in homely costume, bearing at her girdle a bunch of keys, and holding a ladle or pot of water in her hand. Like St. Margaret, she is accompanied by a dragon bound, but has not the palm and crown of martyrdom. The dragon is given to St. Martha from her having destroyed one that ravaged the neighbourhood of Marseilles. Christian
God Name: Marunogere Kiwi-Papua New Guinea A very popular fellow, he taught people to make their houses but most importantly he created the sexual parts of women, but not claimed to be a god
God Name: Math fab Mathonwy Welsh A king of Gwynedd who needed to rest his feet in the lap of a virgin unless he was at war, or he would die. Welsh
God Name: Mekal aka Nergal Phoenecian Resheph. God of the plague and of the underworld, fertility, war, well-being and plenty. Phoenecian
God Name: Melusina France Having enclosed her father in a high mountain for offending her mother, she was condemned to become every Saturday a serpent from her waist downward. When she married Raymond, Count of Lusignan, she made her husband vow never to visit her on a Saturday; but, the jealousy of the count being excited, he hid himself on one of the forbidden days, and saw his wife's transformation. Melusina was now obliged to quit her mortal husband, and was destined to wander about as a spectre till the day of doom. Some say the count immured her in the dungeon of his castle. France
God Name: Mephistopheles Christian Mephistophilis, Mephostophilus. A sneering, jeering, leering tempter. The character is that of a devil in Goethe's Faust. He is next in rank to Satan. Christian
God Name: Mephistopheles/ Mephisto Christian The devil as found in the literature for magic & necromancy from the middle ages
God Name: Mes Lam Taea Akkadia God of war but thought to be an aggressive aspect of the chthonic underworld god Nergal Babylon/Mesopotamia/Akkadia/Sumeria
God Name: Michael Hebrew/Christian Prince of the celestial armies, commanded by God to drive the rebel angels out of heaven. Gabriel was next to him in command. Hebrew/Christian
God Name: Mide Ireland The son of Brath, he kindled the first fire that was ever kindled in Ireland, at Uisnech, for the sons of Nemed. Ireland
God Name: Midewiwin Algonquin NE US E Canada This is the great medicine dance which requires the epitome of reverence is performed or the tribe will suffer